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    The men's Black Sticks are looking to take the early advantage in their Olympic qualifying series today

    The men's Black Sticks are looking to take the early advantage in their Olympic qualifying series today


    New Zealand host South Korea in the two-match series, with the winner earning the right to get to Tokyo.

    Black Sticks midfielder Shea McAleese says they should be the favourites.



    Game one gets underway from Stratford at 3pm.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Hockey News
     26 Nov: Dwayne Rowsell and Leon Hayward have been selected for their first men's Black Sticks national hockey contracts
     25 Nov: The men's Black Sticks will be using next year's FIH hockey pro league as a precursor to the Tokyo Olympics after finding out their opponents in the pool stages
     14 Nov: Hockey player Gemma McCaw admits it might take some time to return to the top of her game
     07 Nov: Black Sticks veteran Kayla Whitelock's family is to thank for her coming out of retirement as the team builds towards next year's Tokyo Olympics
     02 Nov: The men's Black Sticks are just one win away from a place in next year's Olympics
     14 Oct: Preparing well for their Olympic qualifiers is the main focus for the Black Sticks when they take on Japan in the third game of their series in Stratford tonight
     12 Oct: The men's Black Sticks have bounced back from their first test loss to hammer Japan 6-3 in the second test in Stratford
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